XboxAchievements Got a news tip? tips@ps3t.org
Username
Password
 

Go Back   PlaystationTrophies.org > >
Subscribe    Donate

View Poll Results: Skyrim VS Dark Souls, Ur Preference?
Skyrim 17 51.52%
Dark Souls 16 48.48%
Voters: 33. You may not vote on this poll

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old March 5th, 2012, 11:27 AM   #1
SubZero89
 
SubZero89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: United Kingdom, England
Posts: 1,032

Awards Showcase 1,000 Posts
Total Awards: 1 (more» ...)
Default Skyrim VS Dark Souls

Both amazing games in their own way, but which do you prefer? Contrary to widespread public popularity I personally prefer Dark Souls because Iv never played a game as unique, let alone any other RPG. I base that opinion on what I find a more satisfactory experience & nothing to do with Skyrims infamous technical issues .

Even without technical issues I would say Skyrim has its awesome moments (for instance its epic kill sequences) but for the most part its very boring. Dark Souls is visceral & engaging from start to finish & deserves to be experienced by anyone who has a remote interest in pure gameplay experiences .

Last edited by SubZero89; March 5th, 2012 at 11:31 AM.
SubZero89 is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 11:43 AM   #2
Harry94_
Events Dictator
 
Harry94_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: England, UK
Posts: 15,202

Awards Showcase 15,000 Posts   Subscriber & MotM Clubs Bronze   First Subscriber Game Nights   Staff - Events Director   THL Season 3 Champions - Sharks With Laser Beams   Harry's ''Bestest of Friends''   A+ Thread Award   Platinum Trophy Guide Submitter   Platinum Road Map Submitter   Word of Mouth - Platinum   Community Gaming Event Platinum   Member of the Month Winner
Total Awards: 31 (more» ...)
Default

Skyrim, I prefer the gameplay and the general feel of the game.
Harry94_ is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 11:48 AM   #3
dante_kinkade
 
dante_kinkade's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,972
Send a message via AIM to dante_kinkade

Awards Showcase 2,500 Posts
Total Awards: 1 (more» ...)
Default

I'm a hardcore rpg fan, but neither interest me enough to play them.
__________________


dante_kinkade is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 11:57 AM   #4
felly777
 
felly777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Cumbria
Posts: 3,109

Awards Showcase 2,500 Posts   First PS4 Game Nights   PST's 5th Birthday Game Night Series   THL Season 1 - Close But No Cigar   Call of Duty 4 Birthday   Community Gaming Event Bronze
Total Awards: 6 (more» ...)
Default

Skyrim gets my vote any day of the week its by far my favourite rpg game, only ff7 comes close to it for me
__________________

felly777 is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 11:58 AM   #5
Yulfy
 
Yulfy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Dublin
Posts: 70
Send a message via Skype™ to Yulfy

Awards Showcase Basic Subscriber
Total Awards: 1 (more» ...)
Default

I've played both and I much preferred Skyrim because it felt less restricted.
__________________
Yulfy is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 12:28 PM   #6
purifico
 
purifico's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,496

Awards Showcase 1,000 Posts
Total Awards: 1 (more» ...)
Default

Skyrim is a piece of shit indistinguishable from the previous Bethesda games. Hence - Dark Souls.
__________________


purifico is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 01:15 PM   #7
NovaSD
 
NovaSD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,375

Awards Showcase Maximum Clubs Silver   1,000 Posts
Total Awards: 2 (more» ...)
Default

I prefer Skyrim, but I enjoyed both games.

The open world where you can do almost anything is what appeals to me more, but the combat in Dark Souls is much better.
__________________

Currently playing: Pier Solar and the Great Architects
Latest : Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars
NovaSD is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 01:20 PM   #8
Pabs_85
 
Pabs_85's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Mount Myōboku
Posts: 3,954

Awards Showcase The Silver Lining   Bronze Submission   2,500 Posts   Maximum Clubs Bronze
Total Awards: 4 (more» ...)
Default

Love them both.

Both unique games
__________________
Latest Platinum: Resident Evil



"Let my earth shattering super ninjutsu burn into your retinas!!" - Naruto Shippuden
Pabs_85 is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 01:30 PM   #9
DKsDragon
 
DKsDragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,191

Awards Showcase Gold Trophy Guide Submitter   Silver Road Map Submitter   1,000 Posts   Maximum Clubs Bronze   Community Gaming Event Bronze
Total Awards: 5 (more» ...)
Default

GameTrailers Game Of The Year Awards 2011 Video Game, Best Role-Playing Game HD | Video Clip | Game Trailers & Videos | GameTrailers.com

This.

Dark Souls is clearly the better game IMHO. Skyrim was fun, yeah. Fun in the sense that I flailed my arms madly and everything died, and it was mostly spent travelling from A to B. I actually did enjoy Skyrim, but it wasn't a top 10 game in any sense for me. I suppose it should be noted that I am not an overly big story person, I prefer gameplay to story.

Which is where Dark Souls comes in. Graphics which decimate anything else I've experienced, including Skyrim by far. Controls which are satisfyingly perfect. Combat which is horrificly hard, but gives you a great sense of gratification when you complete it.


Originality is a huge aspect of these games. I played through Oblivion and Fallout, and I felt like Skyrim was just another game. Yeah, it had a new story, and new enemies, and I am glad I played it, but it was just another game. Dark Souls was highly original. Even if you played Demon's Souls, and loved it, like I did, you still have a great challenge from Dark Souls, and everything is new and exciting.

I really don't see much competition between these games. Skyrim is a rehash, there really isn't much debate there, so it is placing a re-skinned Oblivion vs. the most gorgeous, innovative, difficult game on the market.



Before anyone bashes, know that I have platinumed Skyrim and not Dark Souls. I plan to go back and get the platinum, but it is a real challenge, and will take a LONG time, even though I have beaten the game once over, so I have been putting it off.
__________________


Proud trophy guide writer of:
Jak and Daxter | Jak 3 | Shoot Many Robots | Warp | I am Alive | World Gone Sour
Of Orcs and Men | Nikoli's Sudoku V | God Mode | OMG HD Zombies!
Links removed because BB coding is silly long. And signatures don't like that.
DKsDragon is offline  
Old March 5th, 2012, 01:34 PM   #10
Jaytech
 
Jaytech's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Germany; GMT +1
Posts: 4,763

Awards Showcase The Silver Lining   2,500 Posts
Total Awards: 2 (more» ...)
Default

i have platinum in both.

both games are great. i prefer dark souls, because it's the incredible atmosphere and design that stands out. everything is just so cleverly designed, from the bosses to the dangers in the world.

skyrim is more about quantity, dark souls more about quality gameplay-wise.
__________________

Last edited by Jaytech; March 5th, 2012 at 01:36 PM.
Jaytech is offline  
Closed Thread

Tags
dark souls, games, ps3, skyrim, trophy

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 09:47 PM.